Samina Iqbal appointed as Deputy Upper Tribunal Judge


Goldsmith Chambers is delighted to announce that Samina Iqbal, a senior practitioner in the Immigration and Public Law team has been appointed as a Deputy Judge of the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber).

Samina has been sitting as a Judge of the First-Tier Tribunal in the IAC since 2006, which she has also undertaken part-time alongside her practice in Chambers.  Samina holds other appointment, including a cross-assignment as a Deputy District Judge in the Family Courts on the Southern Circuit.

Samina holds a strong expertise in EU law, nationality law and human rights. She is particularly adept at handling complex judicial reviews that challenge Home Office decisions and immigration policy. She represents a wide range of clients, including vulnerable women and unaccompanied minors.  Recommended as a Leading Junior Barrister in Chambers & Partners, Samina is described as a practitioner, who ‚Äúconsistently provides a comprehensive service to clients, combining her deep understanding of the law with outstanding advocacy skills and strategic thinking.”

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Related practice areas: Immigration and Public Law


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